Fingal Centre, Finglas - Voyages

The Voyages Programme

The Voyages Programme is for adults who are stabilized or in early recovery from drug use and who would benefit from an education and training programme with a view to seeking employment or further education and training.

FETAC Level 3 Computer Literacy – Provides participants with basic computer skills and introduces them to a wide variety of local services and organisations.

FETAC Level 3 Personal and Interpersonal Skills - Provides participants with the knowledge, skill and competence to interact constructively with people, from a position of self awareness and social sensitivity.
It is FREE to do this programme.

How do we do it?
Voyages encourages people in recovery to engage in training & education in a relaxed, non-judgemental learning environment.
Voyages is a 26 week part time programme which takes place in the Fingal Centre (2-3 days per week).
There is a small daily lunch allowance for attendance on this programme.

How do you get referred?
You can be referred by the service or organisation you are linked with such as Rehabilitation Integration Service, your G.P., Counsellor, Finglas Addiction Support Team (FAST), Project Worker, Sankalpa or be recommended by another organisation or you can refer yourself.
All referrals must be either from or living in the Finglas Cabra area.
It is recommended that all participants must be linked in with a support service such as Finglas Addiction Support Team, an addiction counsellor or Probation & Welfare before they start the Voyages programme.

What do you gain by attending The Voyages Programme?
How to access local services and organisations.
Computer Skills.
Personal and Interpersonal Skills
FETAC Level 3 qualification.
Stability, support, self-esteem, independence, confidence, trust, advocacy, literacy, team work, motivation, planning, relaxation techniques, enjoyment, new healthy friendships and much more!
FETAC Accreditation Achieved
FETAC Level 3 Computer Literacy - 2004 to 2013
89 participants achieved accreditation

FETAC Level 3 Career Preparation - 2009 to 2013
27 participants achieved accreditation

FETAC Level 4 Computer Applications - 2009
3 participants achieved accreditation

Attendance Rate
Participants’ commitment and determination has resulted in a very high attendance rate over the ten years of the programme. In 2013 the attendance rate was: 80%

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